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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Obesity is getting worse in Malaysia

Mckinsey Global Institute says that more than 2.1 billion people globally--or nearly 30% of the world's population--are now overweight or obese. Obesity is blamed for 5% of all deaths.
     Obesity costs US$2 tril (RM6.7 tril) in healthcare and lost productivity.
     English medical journal,Lancet, indicates that out of 30 million Malaysian population, 45.3% are obese. The situation is getting worse.


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